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Costa Rica president calls off IMF talks after protests

Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado on Sunday withdrew a negotiation proposal with the International Monetary Fund and called for a national dialogue after a wave of protests in the country......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsOct 5th, 2020Related News

Adesanya retains UFC crown with Costa TKO

UFC middleweight champion Israel Adesanya battered challenger Paulo Costa from distance with leg kicks, then knocked him down with a left to the head and finished him off with ground-and-pound late in the second round to retain his crown at UFC 253 held yesterday, Sunday at the Flash Forum, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 28th, 2020Related News

Adesanya faces Costa at UFC in Abu Dhabi

Two blockbuster title fights will headline UFC 253 as big-time MMA defies the worldwide Covid-19 pandemic anew when it returns to Fight Island in the Middle East on Sunday, September 27, 2020......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 25th, 2020Related News

Virus-stricken ship sued

PARIS, France (AFP) — Around 850 French passengers who were onboard a coronavirus-riddled cruise ship that was turned away from numerous ports in March have filed a collective suit in Paris with 180 complaints, including manslaughter, against Costa Cruises, their lawyer said Sunday. The class action, which includes complaints from the families of three passengers […] The post Virus-stricken ship sued appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 10th, 2020Related News

SM Prime unit tops off Freia at Pico de Loro Cove

Freia at Pico de Loro Cove, the newest residential development from SM Prime’s Costa del Hamilo Inc., officially topped off last Feb.18......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJun 6th, 2020Related News

Phl, Japan repatriating Costa Atlantica crew

The Philippines and Japan are working on the repatriation of Filipino seafarers aboard virus-hit cruise ship MV Costa Atlantica docked in Nagasaki City. In a statement, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said it is closely monitoring the situation of the Filipino crew via the Philippine Embassy in Tokyo and the Philippine Consulate General in […] The post Phl, Japan repatriating Costa Atlantica crew appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsApr 29th, 2020Related News

Virus cases on docked Japan cruise ship near 150

TOKYO, Japan – Almost a quarter of the 623 crew members on a cruise ship docked in western Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, an official said Saturday, April 25. The Italy-flagged Costa Atlantica has no passengers aboard and arrived in the southern port of Nagasaki for repairs in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsApr 25th, 2020Related News

Vegetable farmers learn ‘painful cost’ of planting marijuana

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two farmers, who turned to planting marijuana plants from their usual crops  of vegetables because they believed they could earn more from them, learned the hard way the cost of doing something illegal after police raided their plantation in Balamban town in western Cebu and arrested them. Albert Sernobis Medio, 40, […] The post Vegetable farmers learn ‘painful cost’ of planting marijuana appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsApr 18th, 2020Related News

ONE chairman Chatri Sityodtong would love to see ONE s best vs UFC s best

ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong would love to see the best martial artists from his promotion go against the best that the UFC has to offer. During a Facebook Live Q&A session, ONE’s head honcho admitted that he would indeed love to see the best of the East go head to head against the best of the West. “I would definitely love to see the best of the East versus the best of the West. UFC versus ONE Championship,” Chatri said. “I think, would be phenomenal, I think the whole entire world would watch it, and I’d love to see world champions versus world champions, so definitely, for sure, I’m open to it.” Imagine ONE Heavyweight World Champion Brandon Vera taking on UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic, or how about ONE Middleweight World Champion Aung La N Sang testing himself against UFC Middleweight Champion Israel Adesanya? Who would win in a featherweight bout between ONE champion Martin Nguyen and UFC champion Alexander Volkanovski? A ONE vs. UFC card would definitely provide some very exciting moments. This isn’t the first time that Chatri spoke about ONE and the UFC crossing paths however. Back in 2017, Chatri said he would welcome a cross-promotion invitation from UFC President Dana White. “I would love Dana White to give me a call and say: 'Let's do a UFC World Champion vs a ONE World Champion – let's do a cross promotion.' That is something I am very interested in,” he said. Later on in the Facebook Live Q&A session, Chatri brought up the ONE vs. UFC angle once again when asked what match he would like to see in Women’s MMA. “For women’s mixed martial arts, I would love to see Xiong Jing Nan vs. Zhang Wei Li,” Chatri responded. China’s Xiong Jing Nan is the ONE Women’s Strawweight World Champion, while compatriot Zhang Wei Li is the UFC Women’s Strawweight Champion. Chatri also expressed his confidence in former two-sport ONE world champion Stamp Fairtex. “I think Xiong is the one to beat Zhang, but I think also Stamp Fairtex could beat Zhang Wei Li as well.” “Stamp Fairtex against any female striker in the world or any female MMA fighter in the world, even though she’s only 4-0 in MMA, she’s a complete beast,” he added. Chatri also used this opportunity to highlight one of the promotion’s biggest stars and most dominant champions, ONE Women’s Atomweight World Champion Angela Lee. “I think Angela Lee vs. any atomweight in the world, Angela Lee is incredible, I have seen her in training, I have seen her go into a bout with pneumonia, with doctors’ advice not to compete, I tried my best to stop the fight, Angela Lee is an absolute warrior and she’s a genius in the ground,” he expressed. Lee could have her hands full when she returns to the cage however, as she’s set to face Filipina top contender Denice Zamboanga, who has torn through the women’s atomweight division with wins over big names such as Jihin Radzuan and two-time title challenger Mei Yamaguchi. Chatri continued to give his female champions praise when asked who the baddest woman on the ONE Championship roster was. Who’s the baddest woman in ONE Championship? I would have to give it to either…three females come into mind: Xiong Jing Nan, Angela Lee, and Stamp Fairtex,” he stated. “It’s too hard for me to pick which one is the best, but all three are genuine world champions who could run through every female in the planet in their weight class, in any martial art, they’re just complete monsters, it’s incredible.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsApr 14th, 2020Related News

370 ship workers from virus-hit Italy repatriated

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has repatriated 370 Filipino crew members from three cruise ships docked in Italy. In a statement, DFA said that 248 Filipinos from MV Costa Luminosa in Milan and 122 Filipinos from MV Grandiosa and MV Opera in Rome arrived in the Philippines on Saturday evening. A chartered flight was […] The post 370 ship workers from virus-hit Italy repatriated appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMar 29th, 2020Related News

LIST: NCRPO checkpoints in Metro Manila

The National Capital Region Police Office (NCRPO) has set up various checkpoints and control points as part of the month-long implementation of the community quarantine in Metro Manila due to COVID-19. NORTHERN POLICE DISTRICT 1. Caloocan City -PCP4 AREA- Quirno Highway Cor. Malaria Rd Boundary of Caloocan and Bulacan -PCP 3- Phase 7C Dela Costa […] The post LIST: NCRPO checkpoints in Metro Manila appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMar 15th, 2020Related News

Singapore to allow ship barred by Malaysia and Thailand to dock

SINGAPORE: Singapore will allow a cruise ship carrying about 2,000 people to dock after it was barred by Malaysia and Thailand over coronavirus fears, officials said on Monday. The Costa Fortuna was turned away from the Thai holiday island of Phuket and the Malaysian state of Penang in recent days, despite having no suspected virus […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMar 9th, 2020Related News

UFC fight nina Romero, Adesanya nakakabagot

NAKAKAANTOK ang UFC 248 battle nina Yoel Romero at Israel Adesanya sa Las Vegas nitong Sabado......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsMar 8th, 2020Related News

Malaysia, Thailand bar cruise ship over virus fears

The Costa Fortuna was first turned away from the popular Thai holiday island of Phuket Friday, despite there being no suspected virus cases aboard, according to its operator. .....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 8th, 2020Related News

Malaysia, Thailand bar cruise ship over coronavirus fears

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – Malaysia and Thailand have barred a cruise ship carrying about 2,000 people, including dozens of Italians, from docking due to fears about the new coronavirus , an official said on Sunday, March 8. The Costa Fortuna was first turned away from the popular Thai holiday island of Phuket ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMar 8th, 2020Related News

Never in modern history

In the City of Costa Mesa, California, a hotly anticipated showdown was avoided when the Federal Department of Health and Human Services decided against using the State owned Fairview Developmental Center as quarantine site.....»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMar 6th, 2020Related News

Costa Rica seizes record 5 tons of cocaine

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – Costa Rican police on Saturday, February 15, made the largest drug seizure in the country's history after discovering more than 5 tons of cocaine hidden in a container due to be shipped to the Netherlands. The drugs were concealed in a consignment ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 16th, 2020Related News

PNOC selling lots, condominium units

State-owned Philippine National Oil Co. is offering for sale 23 vacant lots in Costa Verde Subdivision in Rosario, Cavite and seven condominium units in El Pueblo Condomitel in Sta. Mesa, Manila for a combined value of around P110 million......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: FinanceFeb 16th, 2020Related News

Costa Rican takes 4th stage; Celano new leader

Genting Highlands---Costa Rican Kevin Rivera ruled the steep queen stage of Genting Highlands......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 10th, 2020Related News

Canada edges Costa Rica 1-0 to earn a spot in the Olympics

Canada edges Costa Rica 1-0 to earn a spot in the Olympics.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsFeb 8th, 2020Related News